Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Special Education OOE 425 7 2 + 2 3 5
Precondition Courses <p>No</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Inclusion Education</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. SARE ERGÜN
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. SARE ERGÜN,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

* To be able to gain knowledge and skills about children with special needs  and their general characteristics.

* To be able to inform about the reasons for being special needs, diagnosis and training.

*  To be able to gain information about inclusion.

* To be able to gain information about working together with family members.

Course Content

Children with special needs and special education, developmental disabilities, intellectual disability and autism specktrum disorder, learning difficulties, hearing impairments, language and speech disorders, emotional and behavioral disorders, visual impairments, physical disabilities, gifted and talented, inclusion,  early childhood education, family education, special education practices in the world and in Turkey.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Students describe "special education". Lecture, Question-Answer, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Students explain services for families of special needs. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Define the different types of disabilitie Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Debate the causes, characteristics, prevalence, educational practices, and issues related to different disabilities. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Foundations of Special Education
2 Laws and Regulations, referral – identification- evaluation process, Guidance and Research Center, parents, families, family – specialist relationship, families’ experiences
3 Early Childhood Special Education
4 Intellectual Disability
5 Learning Disabilities – ADHD
6 Emotional Behavioral Disorders
7 Mid-terms
8 Autism Spectrum Disorder
9 Communication Disorders
10 Hearing Impairment
11 Vision Impairment
12 Pysical Disabilities and Other Rare Disorders
13 Gifted and Talented
14 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Course Notes
Course Resources

* Diken, İ. H. (Edt.). (2008). Özel Eğitime Gereksinimi Olan Öğrenciler ve Özel Eğitim (Students with Special Needs and Special Education). Ankara: Pegem Akademi.
* Akçamete, A. G. (2010). Genel eğitim okullarında özel gereksinimi olan öğrenciler ve özel eğitim  (Students with special needs in general education schools and special education). (3. Baskı). Ankara: Kök Yayıncılık. 

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Teachers have information and high-level skills about teacher profession, cultured, basic science concerned concept, theory and practice. X
2 Pre-school educational institutions shall inform the relevant persons and related issues, thoughts and suggestions for solutions to problems in written and oral transfer. X
3 Teachers to have modern information and practice skills about preschool education and child development X
4 Teachers to prepare curriculum and activity plans in educational process. X
5 Teachers can characterize and crack problems of education. X
6 Teachers to use modern sciencetific methods and techniques for preschool education practice. X
7 Teachers to have interdisciplinary initiative and can team work and have creativity skills. X
8 At least one foreign language by using the European Language Portfolio level B1 to follow informations in the field pre-school education, monitors and communicates with colleagues. X
9 Teachers to have information and high level skills about fundamental science, schoolbook involving actual information, materials and other academic resources. X
10 Teachers (within the framework of ethical rules) to take measures about environment, health and work security in preschool education process. X
11 Earning of professional and ethical responsibility. X
12 Being knowledgeable about the national and the international modern issues.
13 Teachers improve children´s skills to speak Turkish language fluently and true.
14 Teachers uses information and communication technologies at advanced level of European Computer User License,
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 5 70
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 2 3 6
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 6 12
Performance Task (Application) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 116
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.64
dersAKTSKredisi 5